UPDATED: A jury on Thursday ordered veteran loan broker Dan Harkey to pay $4.5 million to dozens of investors for breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract, according to the O.C. Register.
Do you remember when disgraced former Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona last ran for election? That was in June of 2006, according to Smart Voter. At the time I was serving on the Republican Party of Orange County’s Central Committee. Only a few of us opposed the endorsement by the OC GOP, of Carona. Tim Whitacre was one of those who bravely stood up and spoke out against Carona, who was already getting hammered for corruption by the OC Weekly.
I was shocked at how many folks backed Carona. His backers included John Moorlach, Chris Norby, Matt Harper, and even the CRA! It was beyond disgusting. A year later, in late 2007, a federal grand jury indicted Carona, his wife, and his alleged longtime mistress on corruption charges (Wikipedia). Continue reading